Thank You for Eight Great Years!

My goal is that they may be encouraged in heart and united in love. {Col. 2:2}

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I’ll never forget my hands tentatively hovering over a keyboard all the way back in July of 2008. Blogging was still fairly new and my heart pounded with equal parts fear and excitement as I typed out my first post. I finally hit “publish” and then sent a link to a few friends. I never dreamed of all that would be ahead.

My hope was that this place would be like a little online coffee shop for our hearts. A spot for friendship, encouragement and connection. Because of you it has turned into that and so much more. There are about 35,000 of you who read by email and more who gather right here on the site. So on this day as I look back I simply want to say thank you.

Thank you for all your comments.

Thank you for all your prayers.

Thank you for letting me be part of your lives.

Whether you’ve been along for the whole ride or you’re brand new, I’m so glad you’re here. And even if we never get to meet face-to-face this side of heaven, I want you to know I think of you when I write. I pray for you. I sense God’s love for you every time I put words on a page.

It is a privilege to be able to serve you and to walk with you. I want to see you embrace who you are, become all God created you to be and help others do the same. I am for you and I’m cheering you on. Thank you for eight great years!


Holley Gerth

p.s. To celebrate I’m giving away chocolate {of course!} to one of you!

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If we could be together today, I know we’d have a mug of coffee to sip and a chocolate bar to snack on. I’m thrilled to send one of you a few goodies – five chocolate bars from Hello Cocoa and a couple surprises, too!

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Welcome to the Coffee for Your Heart weekly link-up! You’re an encourager so I’m asking you to pour out a little love with your words every Wednesday {link-up goes live at 5:30am CST}. Simply write an encouraging blog post and then share it here. Don’t have a blog? You can still write an encouraging comment. If you’re reading this by email, go to to see all the fun and join in too.

Pretty please use this button in your blog post so others can easily join in with us {html code in right sidebar}. And when you link up your post, take a moment to leave an encouraging comment on the one that’s linked up just before yours. Thanks, friends!

I’m having Coffee For Your Heart with my friend Holley Gerth

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About Holley

About Holley

Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author and Life Coach

I like humans, words, and good coffee. And I’d love to help you beat what’s holding you back, become all you’re created to be, and kick butt for the greater good.

Cheering you on,


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